LEONA DEAN

LEONA DEAN

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Business hours:
Monday to Friday: 8am to 4pm
Saturday to Sunday: Closed

Leona Dean, a practising Attorney, Bachelor of Arts Alumnus, and Bharatha Natyam graduate, has along with her team of astonishing dancers taken South Africa by storm and earned their place as one of the best modern Indian dance groups in the country. Since establishing the Leona Dean Dance Academy in 1994, Leona Dean has taken the South African Indian dance scene to a whole new level, leaving audi

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Photos from LEONA DEAN's post 17/12/2023

A massive Thank You to our incredible audience who came out to see Rolling with Aunty Rumba!Thank you Durban!!! What a night it was!!! 2200 people!! ..and what a beautiful and amazing audience it was to perform to!!

To share the stage with the legendary Jailoshini Naidoo is a dream come true! Thank you Jailoshini for sharing the platform with us and for making all our dreams come true. You were nothing short of brilliant!!!! A huge thank you to my dear Eubulus Tracy-Venter, for coming all the way from Capetown and giving us such an outstanding performance! Thank you to Ashlen Govender for making a special appearance and gracing our stage with his beautiful voice! To my dancers, it was an honour to share the stage with such great talents. You'll were just phenomenal! Thank you to Kreason, Nicolene, my mum, mum-in-law, Karesan, our staff, family and friends for helping putting this show together! Love you guys! 🙏🙏🙏❤️


16/12/2023

SOLD OUT! 📢

Thank you, Durban, for the overwhelming response!

Tonight, we're set to dazzle and delight as 'Rolling with Rumba' takes the stage at The Globe, Suncoast Casino.

We can't wait to share an unforgettable evening of laughter and dance with each and every one of you. ✨💃🕺

11/12/2023
03/12/2023

Our Zee TV Miss India South Africa 2023! 🌟👸

Congratulations to our beautiful Tekayha Sukuram on your well-deserved win! You are a true inspiration to all the young girls out there, Keep on shining, keep on inspiring, and keep on being your beautiful, amazing self.
You are our reigning Queen! ❤️❤️❤️

01/12/2023

Happy Birthday to our beautiful angel RIONA GOVENDER❤️❤️❤️
She literally has the face of an angel but it's her heart of gold, that shines bright and inspires us all! A true beauty in every sense of the word, Riona set her heart on dancing 19 years ago and has emerged has one of the most formidable dancers at the academy and radiates with grace and elegance whenever she performs!
She is a lady many talents and an amazing and selfless soul who has a genuine and heartfelt passion for others.
Riona is currently completing her bachelor of commerce degree in Accounting and is a talented makeup artist for a renowned brand called Beauty in a Box Makeup.

Be sure to watch out for this beauty in "Rolling for Rumba" alongside Jailoshini Naidoo and the Leona Dean Dancers!
Tickets now available from Computicket: https://tickets.computicket.com/event/rolling_with_rumba/7234130/7234140/103291



30/11/2023

Happy Birthday to the multi talented beauty, Mageshni Naidoo! 🥳🥰❤️
Mageshni is a dancer, model, actress, and a an upcoming business entrepreneur. She earned her Bachelor of Education Degree along with a Higher Certificate in Event Management. She currently works as a personal assistant while running her own business.
She has 20 years of modern Indian dance experience, 10 of which has been under Leona Dean Dance Academy. Her passion and dedication has made her one of the top leading dancers in the academy and she continues to set the stage alight with her stunning performances! Mageshni performed at the IMTA convention in New York this year and received international callbacks.
Be sure to look out for this mesmerizing beauty performance alongside her team of amazing dancers and seasoned actress Jailoshini Naidoo and in the upcoming dance and comedy show "Rolling with Rumba" on the 16th of December.

Tickets now available from Computicket: https://tickets.computicket.com/event/rolling_with_rumba/7234130/7234140/103291



28/11/2023

Samiksha's passion for dance brought her to our dance academy where she began her dance journey and has been an integral part of the dance Academy for the past 12 years.

Today, Samiksha Telukdarrie is a dynamic and talented lead dancer, bringing her unique style and enthralling moves to the stage with every performance!
With her brilliant mind and dedication, Samiksha is currently a Candidate Engineer with the Engineering Council of South Africa. She holds a BSc. Honors degree in Mechanical Engineering and is currently working towards her Pr Eng.
Be sure to watch out for this beauty in "Rolling for Rumba" alongside Jailoshini Naidoo and the Leona Dean Dancers!
Tickets now available from Computicket: https://tickets.computicket.com/event/rolling_with_rumba/7234130/7234140/103291



24/11/2023

Whether it’s his captivating performances, his exceptional dancing skills or his striking good looks, BRANDON ROHAN continues to captivates audiences and has become a force to be reckoned with in the entertainment world!

Brandon has a Bachelor of Education from UKZN and is a Department Head at a High School on the Upper South Coast. He also serves on the Umlazi South Executive Committee for the National Professional Teacher's Organisation of South Africa (Naptosa). He is career driven and passionate about working with his learners both in the classroom and on stage. When not at work, he enjoys modern Indian dance with the Leona Dean Dance Academy and voluntary work for many organisations serving children and the elderly. Rohan recently performed as a lead dancer in Taare's latest hit production entitled 'Anjali in Wonderland'.

Brandon is all set to blow you away with his dancing skills in the upcoming dance and comedy show "Rolling with Rumba" on the 16th of December.

Tickets now available from Computicket: https://tickets.computicket.com/event/rolling_with_rumba/7234130/7234140/103291



22/11/2023

Her grace and beauty captivates audiences – from wedding celebrations to dance shows, Neha Mungal mesmerizes audiences wherever she performs! A Dancer, Lecturer and an Examiner at Regent Business School, Neha is the real definition of beauty and brains. There are no words that can describe her dedication to her craft, passion and brilliance! Neha has completed 18 years of dance under the guidance of Leona Dean and is now considered one of the top dancers un our midst.
You can catch this beauty along with the Leona Dean Dancers and Jailoshini Naidoo in "Rolling with Rumba" at The Globe on the 16th of December.

Tickets now available from Computicket: https://tickets.computicket.com/event/rolling_with_rumba/7234130/7234140/103291



17/11/2023

Sivashni, is truly an inspiring dancer who mesmerizes audiences with her grace, beauty, passion and humility. Not only is she a seasoned performer, she also teaches at the Leona Dean Dance Academy. Her dedication, passion and commitment to nurturing young minds has helped produce some great dancers over the years! We celebrate Sivashni not only for imparting knowledge but for sharing love, offering encouragement and for sparking inspiration🙏

Whilst dance is her passion, she holds a bachelor's degree in Finance and Economics and honors degree in Business Finance from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Sivashni currently works in the finance department for Sappi Southern Africa.
She can seen together with a host of other talented artists next in "Rolling with Rumba" at The Globe on the 16th of December.

Tickets now available from Computicket: https://tickets.computicket.com/event/rolling_with_rumba/7234130/7234140/103291



08/11/2023

Celebrating with Leona Dean!

Raveshin has enthralled audiences with his dynamic dance moves alongside myself and my team of dancers throughout South Africa, and is well-known for his onstage and on-screen romantic persona which is complimented by his dashingly good looks 😉

But he is more than just a ; with a Honours Degree in Marketing already to his name, Raveshin is at the tail-end of study towards a second Bachelors Degree; and by day manages one of Durbans most busiest and well-established shopping centres for a prominent listed fund.

Come watch him share the stage with Jailoshini Naidoo, Leona Dean and the in "Rolling with Rumba" at The Globe on the 16th December at 8pm.

Tickets now available from Computicket: https://tickets.computicket.com/event/rolling_with_rumba/7234130/7234140/103291

01/11/2023

Rolling with Rumba | 16th December | Suncoast

Jailoshini Naidoo and Leona Dean are bringing the laughs and dance moves to Suncoast this December! It's the event of the season, and you're invited!
Rolling with Rumba! With a cast of multi-talented performers, audiences are in for a treat when this Bollywood dance and comedy spectacular hits the stage at The Globe! From witty one-liners to hilarious sketches, this show promises to get you rolling off your seats in laughter!

Rolling with Rumba! Starring JAILOSHINI NAIDOO, the LEONA DEAN DANCERS and
of course... the inimitable AUNTY RUMBA. See u there Durban!!!!
It's gonna be such a blast!

Tickets are now available
https://tickets.computicket.com/event/rolling_with_rumba/7234130/7234140/103291

LEONA DEAN Business hours:
Monday to Friday: 8am to 4pm
Saturday to Sunday: Closed

Photos from Bash with Tash's post 30/10/2023

Thank you so much Tash for this wonderful compliment. It means the world to me and my dancers. You are a very kind and beautiful person, both inside out. Thank you for brightening up the lives of so many people with your incredible talent! ❤️🙏

Photos from LEONA DEAN's post 20/10/2023


Premier night🎬🤩
An absolute entertainer with a brilliant cast, stunning visuals and masterful camerawork. Well done to everyone involved! This film is not to missed!
Jailoshini Naidoo Maeshni Naicker Koobeshen Naidoo Yugan Naidoo Jayan Moodley

Photos from LEONA DEAN's post 10/09/2023



It's all happening right here at the Galleria Mall! Some amazing and unforgettable talent at the preliminary rounds!!


Photos from LEONA DEAN's post 26/08/2023

Live at the SABC studio this morning with Aunty Rumba and Koobeshen Naidoo. Raveshin, Sivashni and Brandon taught their phenomenal guests some Bhangra moves!!! What an amazing show it was!

26/08/2023

What an incredible morning joining Jailoshini Naidoo, Koobeshen Naidoo and their amazing guests (and not forgetting Aunty Rumba) live at their special Women’s Month Outdoor Broadcast.
Was an event to remember!❤❤❤

05/08/2023

Catch me tomorrow night at 7pm on The Get Real Show with Denver Naicker on DStv Channel 180
Openview115
Live on DSTVNOW


THE GET REAL SHOW

30/07/2023

Happy Birthday 🔥🔥🔥

30/07/2023

Happy birthday to our star performer, a rare and amazing soul, my dearest friend Raveshin Veerasamy

Thank you for being a part of my life, and for becoming an integral part of something that I cherish with all my heart.You have been there for me through everything and I am so thankful to know someone so incredible as you.

Thank you for taking our dance team to great heights of success. Without your dedication and hard work it would not have been possible.You deserve all the love and recognition you receive for your amazing performances and at work.

May you continue to amaze us with your magic on stage. You light up the lives of countless people whenever you perform. You are truly a blessing to this world. We have a lot of memories to be thankful for! You are a truly irreplaceable soul and I’m so lucky to have you in my life. 🙏❤

22/07/2023



Mo Vawda and the Leona Dean Dancers got audiences off their seats at Chatsworth's got Talent finals earlier today! Wow! What an amazing audience! 💃



22/07/2023





Tha atmosphere is electrifying as we get ready to kick off the finals!




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15/07/2023

Mo Vawda keeping audiences off their seats with his special brand of humour! It's all happening at the Chatsworth Centre!



08/07/2023



Round 2! The heat is on at the Chatsworth Centre!




06/07/2023

Happy birthday to my beautiful sister, Nicolene Dean❤ I’m thankful to you for the time and effort you put into the academy instilling important values in our students. Always will be grateful for all your love, care, and many sacrifices.Thank you for all those beautiful memories and guidance you have given me throughout the years. Growing up with you has been the greatest gift of my life, and I am truly proud to have you❤

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